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The Iranian Wikimedians User Group is an independent group of Wikimedians, which is serving as the regional affiliate for Iran. See also Affiliations Committee/Resolutions/Iranian Wikimedians User Group - Liaison approval, July 2015.

Iranian Wikimedians
User Group

Iran
LocationFlag of Iran.svg Iran
Country codeIR
Approval date18 July 2015
Official language(s)Persian
Wikipedia's 15 Birthday in Tehran
Wikipedia's 10th anniversary in Mashhad astronomy club, Mashhad
The Wikipedia's 10th birthday in Saee Park, Tehran, Iran.
Guests all in one picture, Isfahan, Iran

NameEdit

We plan to use Wikimedia Iran as our main name and our would-be chapter. We are working on the chapter and hope to get it done within the next year.

Objectives and plansEdit

  1. Promotion of Wikimedia projects and free content in general. To encourage the use of Wikimedia resources in education (at cultural centers, associations and universities);
  2. Outreach work in schools, universities and by social media to tell people about Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects;
  3. Edit-a-thons to help Wikipedians/Wikimedians to enrich content;
  4. Participation in different cultural events including Iran national books exhibition and more;
  5. Photography trips and upload-a-thons to teach users how to upload images to Commons and how to use them;
  6. Community support: monitoring of current activities and the development status of Iranian projects (including Persian, Mazandarani, Gilaki, Kurdish wikis); Wikipedia 10 Iran
  7. Continuing work on Wikimedia Iran, although progress is slow.

AchievementsEdit

  • We and a group of Iranian FOSS activists who planned and ran a successful fundraiser to create a unique font for the Persian Wikipedia and its sister projects. In this campaign, with the help of 597 supporters, we raised enough money for our goal.
  1. community reports about latest development of font design for Wikipedia and sister projects.
    1 , 2 , 3 , 4
 
Infographics about this fundraiser (written in Farsi)
  • We plan to hold at least monthly Edit-a-thons on the Farsi Wikipedia to improve collaborations among volunteers; until now we have had several, but we plan to do it more often Our hub to coordinate this Edit-a-thons is located here.
  • Participation in different nationwide or FOSS related conferences to represent WMF projects.
  1. SFD 2016
 
Mardetanha and ladsgroup on stage speaking about Wikipedia
 
Wikipedia contribution event in University of Technology
  • Outreach program: 1

Meetups and gatheringsEdit

UserboxEdit

You can add the following userbox to your user page by typing {{User Wikimedia Iran}}

ParticipantsEdit

Iranian Wikimedians and generally anyone who is interested in our goal and mission:

Format for signatures below. All elements besides signature are optional.
# username • home project (choose: Wp, Wt, Wq, Ws, Wb, Wy, Commons, Wn) • year of first edit • user group
  1. Mardetanha (talk) • Wp • 2005 • sysop,crat   active
  2. Arash.pt (talk) • Wp • 2012 • sysop   active
  3. Sahehco (talk) • Wp • 2009 • sysop, checkuser   active
  4. Sajad (talk) • Wq • 2004 • sysop,Bureaucrats
  5. Yamaha5 (talk) • Wp • 2012 • sysop, Bureaucrats   active
  6. Omid talkWp • 2007 • patroller   active
  7. Ebraminio (talk) • Wp • 2006 • sysop   active
  8. Bersam (talk) • Wp • 2009 • editor
  9. Sunfyre (talk) • Wp • 2008 • sysop, Bureaucrats   active
  10. Behdad.222 (talk) 19:16, 13 June 2015 (UTC)
  11. MRG90 (talk) • Wp • 2011 • sysop   active
  12. درفش کاویانی (talk) • Wp • 2008 • sysop   active
  13. MohandesWiki (talk) • Wq • 2013 • sysop
  14. KhabarNegar (talk) • WpWn • 2010 • editor
  15. Qian.Nivan (talk) • WpWnWn • 2010 • editor
  16. ماني (talk) 08:35, 19 July 2015 (UTC) sysop
  17. Freshman404 (talk) • Wp
  18. Fatemi (talk) • Wp • 2008 • sysop   active
  19. AFlorence (talk) • WpVywt   active
  20. محک (talk) • mzn Wp / fa Wp • 2009 • Sysop / editor
  21. Hamid Hassani (talk) • Wp • 2009 • editor
  22. Arian (talk) • Wp • 2015 • editor   active
  23. Maadikhah (talk) • Wp • 2011 • editor
  24. عثمان منصور انصاري (talk) • Wp • 2004 • sysop
  25. Mohammad (talk) • Wp • 2016 • sysop   active
  26. هفشجانی (talk) 21:29, 21 July 2016 (UTC)
  27. ZxxZxxZ
  28. Carl (talk) • Wp • 2008
  29. HaDi (talk) • WpCommons • 2009 • editor
  30. sarakhd (talk) • Wp • 2011 • editor
  31. TheStrayDog (talk) • Wp/mzn WpCommonsWb • 2013 • editor
  32. سیّد علی (talk) • Wp • 2010 • editor
  33. Arpourabedin (talk) • WP • 2017 • Editor
  34. ehsaan (talk) • WP • 2019 • Editor
  35. PouRia (talk) • WP • 2019 • Editor

Contact usEdit